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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-25-07 10:27 PM
Response to Reply #50
51. Yes, I suppose that would come as a horrible shock to those who don't know
their country's history...but knowing America's history doesn't stop a person living in this time, under Bush and Cheney, from having a negative reaction to what is happening now.

At least, I hope it wouldn't stop a person from having a negative reaction.

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  -Our government tortures people. How does that make you feel? Solly Mack  Jun-25-07 09:16 PM   #0 
  - It makes me feel like a revolution.  tmfun   Jun-25-07 09:18 PM   #1 
  - Well, something certainly has to give  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:23 PM   #7 
  - The Tree of Liberty has gone far too long without watering.  TahitiNut   Jun-25-07 11:10 PM   #58 
  - Barbaric.  Double T   Jun-25-07 09:20 PM   #2 
  - They really are...and dragging all of us down with them  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:25 PM   #11 
  - it makes me sad  ixion   Jun-25-07 09:20 PM   #3 
  - Yes :(  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:26 PM   #12 
  - It's the denial that what has been done is torture that irks me.  Kagemusha   Jun-25-07 09:22 PM   #4 
  - I know! The denial flat out chaps my hiney  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:24 PM   #10 
  - Makes Me Feel Like We Have To Do Everything In Our Power To Ensure Democrats Get Elected. n/t  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-25-07 09:22 PM   #5 
  - It makes me sick to my stomach. I started reading the Sy Hersh New Yorker  mod mom   Jun-25-07 09:23 PM   #6 
  - That sense of not being able to do more...  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:28 PM   #15 
  - Although all forms of torture are bad,  Socal31   Jun-25-07 09:23 PM   #8 
  - OK.....sorta like "i can't believe it's not butter " type torture.  IChing   Jun-25-07 09:31 PM   #18 
  - Thank you  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:33 PM   #23 
  - Yes I think can't believe people are saying that.  IChing   Jun-25-07 09:40 PM   #28 
  - Sorry if I can actually differentiate between different things.  Socal31   Jun-25-07 10:44 PM   #52 
     - Give me a fucking break and don't forget to check out your ass and electrodes  IChing   Jun-25-07 11:12 PM   #59 
  - We don't know about the really bad stuff.  ocelot   Jun-25-07 09:31 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, just some harmless frat house pranks...  devilgrrl   Jun-25-07 09:49 PM   #32 
  - "other extreme forms, which the US does not use...."  devilgrrl   Jun-25-07 09:52 PM   #33 
  - Just a few thoughts to your question -  NRaleighLiberal   Jun-25-07 09:24 PM   #9 
  - Oh, how I grok. I do grok.  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:30 PM   #17 
  - It pisses me off, especially when they seem to think it's OK.  EOO   Jun-25-07 09:26 PM   #13 
  - I know - like it's just perfectly fine to torture people  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:32 PM   #20 
  - Appalled beyond words.  ocelot   Jun-25-07 09:26 PM   #14 
  - Well said.  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:39 PM   #26 
  - Sick  treestar   Jun-25-07 09:29 PM   #16 
  - It is so sickening...it really is  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:40 PM   #27 
     - The really sickening thing is those at the top who ordered it like it and evidently  indepat   Jun-26-07 09:41 AM   #60 
  - Like this isn't the country I grew up in  Elspeth   Jun-25-07 09:32 PM   #21 
  - Like a stranger...  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:42 PM   #29 
  - It's horrific  Laurier   Jun-25-07 09:32 PM   #22 
  - I keep hoping - and I kick myself for that hope - that humans  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:52 PM   #35 
  - Anger with George Bush for not setting a standard of conduct  whistle   Jun-25-07 09:36 PM   #24 
  - Nicely said!  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:45 PM   # 
  - 2 of my kids and I watched a documentary on either LinkTV  tnlefty   Jun-25-07 09:38 PM   #25 
  - Me too! About the people and business as usual  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:47 PM   #31 
     - I got into a rather nasty argument with my older brother approx.  tnlefty   Jun-26-07 09:49 PM   #64 
  - see my sig line photo...  BushDespiser12   Jun-25-07 09:45 PM   #30 
  - ...  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 09:53 PM   #36 
  - Heart broken  ninkasi   Jun-25-07 09:52 PM   #34 
  - You've been a strong voice on this board against these outrages  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:05 PM   #39 
  - It's humiliating  Pigwidgeon   Jun-25-07 09:54 PM   #37 
  - It's like we're just enduring it...hoping it will all just go away  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:10 PM   #40 
  - Sick, sad  libodem   Jun-25-07 10:02 PM   #38 
  - Me too, libodem  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:11 PM   #42 
  - it depends on much veneer I peel back  G_j   Jun-25-07 10:11 PM   #41 
  - I know exactly what you mean, G_j  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:18 PM   #45 
  - By the UN defintion I undergo torture every day.  Flatulo   Jun-25-07 10:13 PM   #43 
  - FOS  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:19 PM   #48 
  - Pretty shitty is how I feel....  Robeson   Jun-25-07 10:15 PM   #44 
  - Yep...sure is  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:18 PM   #46 
  - I don't consider it to be our government...  Psyop Samurai   Jun-25-07 10:19 PM   #47 
  - Well, let's hope the same end comes to them that came to other  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:21 PM   #49 
  - Not as naive as I'd feel if I believed...  Balbus   Jun-25-07 10:21 PM   #50 
  - Yes, I suppose that would come as a horrible shock to those who don't know  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 10:27 PM   #51 
  - There seems to be a cruelty gene, or some predisposition to it.  Flatulo   Jun-25-07 10:48 PM   #53 
  - Makes me feel like a stranger in my own country.  Octafish   Jun-25-07 10:53 PM   #54 
  - Hiya Octafish!  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 11:01 PM   #56 
  - last days of the empire...disgust, shame, sadness  kineneb   Jun-25-07 10:59 PM   #55 
  - Yep! The words mean nothing  Solly Mack   Jun-25-07 11:02 PM   #57 
  - I feel nothing but utter contempt for the Bush/Cheney government  Time for change   Jun-26-07 10:51 AM   #61 
  - You put it well  Solly Mack   Jun-26-07 10:52 AM   #63 
  - Sick to my stomach.  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 10:52 AM   #62 
 

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